Swinton stars as Jessica, who begins to be plagued by a strange, foreboding aural affliction which haunts her life.
Journeying to Colombia, she joins an archaeological expedition of tunnels in the Andes, while trying to uncover the root of the persistent, stalking mystery sound…
Featuring an astonishing, enveloping soundscape which demands to be experienced on the big screen, this poetic, uncategorisable cinematic journey is striking in its enigmatic originality and atmosphere.
Playing in competition at the Cannes Film Festival this year, and earning the Jury prize, this awards favourite sees two titans of arthouse cinema (Weerasethakul and Swinton) uniting to stunning effect.
“A beautiful and mysterious movie… Memoria is an out-of-body experience…” – ***** The Guardian